The matter has now been resolved. We will no longer have to endure debates as to whose neighborhood joint makes the best steak sandwich. An authoritative voice has decided the matter. Gourmet Magazine has made up for its long-standing neglect of the Philadelphia dining scene.
Jane and Michael Stern visited the city, reviewed the contenders and came up with a list of the best. Please do not attempt to criticize this list. This is, after all, Gourmet Magazine. This matter is resolved now and for all time!
You should also enjoy the article about Marc Vetri. They spare no accolades in praising him and his restaurants.
Its about time that the City of Brotherly Love receives its due respect for its culinary accomplishments. Long overdue, in fact.